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Problems with password-creation

While the first start of Webexplorer i encounter the "permission denied" message!
Unfortunately i have no chance to change the permission of the directory (normally i think i have the write permission on our server)!

Is there any other possibility to create the password-file? (and upload it via ftp)
HM/ 6/10/2001 4:32 PM
Firstly I suggest you to put webexplorer in a folder like "/webexplorer" and request your host to give write permission to that folder. Normally hosts will not give write permissions to root folder "/".
My second suggestion is, installing and creating the password file on a local machine but you need IIS or PWS installed on your local machine to do that. You can then upload the created file "wexpwd.asp" to your host.

I may change this feature in next versions for more easy installation.
Cem Alacayir 6/11/2001 5:52 AM
Thanks for your fast reply!
Unfortunately the problem is slightly bigger than just creating a pw-file :-(
It seems we can also not upload any files (because of the not-given write permission i think..)
Hmmm, would have been a very nice tool...
HM/ 6/11/2001 3:53 PM
If your host does not give appropriate NTFS permissions, you have no chance to use WebExplorer or any file manager scripts. I had the same problem on my host. They denied to give permissions to root folder "/" for security reasons. I told them to give write permission to folder "/home" and I built my site under that folder. So that I can manage my site with WebExplorer easily and it's much better than FTP.
Cem Alacayir 6/12/2001 5:05 AM